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[audio]New Bill Aims to Educate Gun Buyers
Gun ownership is a constitutional right, but a new bill takes aim at how guns are sold. Host Jeffrey Callison asks experts what the government's role should be in regulating a citizen's choice to bear arms.
Keywords: Gun ownership; KXJZ: Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 148
[audio]Insight: UC Merced
UC Merced is the first new University of California campus since 1965. Today on Insight: the impact the new campus will have on Merced and the San Joaquin Valley, and whether it can fulfill expectations. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with campus officials, local leaders, students, and other experts.
Keywords: UC Merced; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 639
[audio]Major Impact
Choosing a college major can be as important as choosing the right school. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with counselors, administrators, and a recent college graduate about the impact selecting a major can have on both student and school.
Keywords: College major; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 329
[audio]How Carpool Lanes Impact our Environment and Community
HOV lanes benefit carpoolers and save gas, but at what cost? Today on Insight: as plans mount to extend carpool lanes in our area, opponents have raised their voices. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with experts about the impact HOV lanes have on our environment and community.
Keywords: Carpool; gas; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 229
[audio]Improving Public Transportation
Bus and light rail users in Sacramento say managers must improve safety and efficiency before raising fares and cutting routes. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with experts about the challenges of running a public transit system when fares only cover a fraction of the costs. We'll also look at a new transit system in our area that offers wireless Internet access, airplane-style seats, and satellite television in each of its buses.
Keywords: Public Transportation; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 169
[audio]Is Wal-Mart Good for California?
Host Jeffrey Callison looks at the arguments for and against. Unions and other groups say Wal-Mart pays poorly and hurts small businesses. But millions of customers seem happy with the choice and value they find there, and many economists point to job growth. Community leaders from our region tell us how their cities have responded to Wal-Mart.
Keywords: Wal-Mart; Community; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 169
[audio]Redesigning Medi-Cal
In January of this year Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed a redesign of the state's Medi-Cal program that could impact hundreds of thousands of Californians. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with advocates and critics about the future of Medi-Cal.
Keywords: Medi-Cal; Schwarzenegger; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 274
[audio]Behind Jury Duty
Decisions of great consequence, often matters of life and death, are decided by juries. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with a judge, a jury consultant, lawyers, and other experts about how juries are selected, what goes on in deliberations, and what you should know before you serve. We'll also hear recent recommendations to improve the jury system.
Keywords: jury duty; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 473
[audio]Successfully Managing Your 401(k)
It's named after a section of the 1978 Internal Revenue Code, and is one of the most widely used retirement savings plans in the U.S. Investment experts tell us how to best use a 401(k) plan to save for our golden years. One of our guests is the man who created the first 401(k) plan.
Keywords: 401(k); retirement; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 276
[audio]Summer Writers' Conference
Do you have passion for the written word? Today on Insight host Jeffrey Callison speaks with industry insiders and accomplished authors. They tell us how to polish your writing skills and how to get published.
Keywords: Summer Writers' Conference; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 342
[audio]Rehabilitation vs. Incarceration
A large percentage of California's inmates return to prison after their release, prompting citizens and state officials to ask if it needs to be that way. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with a parolee who faced life imprisonment, public officials, and other experts about the pros and cons rehabilitation.
Keywords: Rehabilitation; Incarceration; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 509
[audio]Insight: Podcasting
You've heard about podcasts, but just what are they, and how do they work? Attend today's Insight for Podcasting 101. Host Jeffrey Callison talks with small and established podcasters about the programming they offer, why they do it, and if anyone's earning a living at it. Also: the San Francisco radio station that re-broadcasts podcasts found on the web. It's believed to be the only station of its kind in the nation...
Keywords: Podcasting; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 643
[audio]School Dropout Rates / Hamlet
Dropping out of school can have dire impact on a student. It also impacts the school system and our community. How big is the problem posed by dropouts in our region, and what can be done? Experts join host Jeffrey Callison. How does an actor breathe life into these famous words that are mysterious, profound and cliched, all at the same time? Jeffrey talks with Cameron Crain, who's playing Hamlet this month for the Nevada Shakespeare Company...
Keywords: school dropout; Hamlet; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 341
[audio]Eye on the Prize / Words and Music
Rancho Cordova-based Vision Service Plan dispatched mobile vision clinics to Louisiana to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Today you'll meet an eye doctor and a city councilman from New Orleans. They are in Sacramento to recognize VSP for their service. Sacramento-raised essayist Richard Rodriguez talks with Jeffrey. You'll also hear singer-songwriter Hans York perform live.
Keywords: Hurricane Katrina; Vision clinics; Richard Rodriguez; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 364
[audio]Insight_110824
About our guest host: Sacramento-native David Watts Barton has been involved in Sacramento's music and cultural scene for more than 30 years as a writer, performer and fan. He now serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Sacramento Press and regularly fills in on Insight. Lincoln Propane Tanker Fire Many parts of Lincoln have been evacuated as a propane train tanker continues to burn by the lumber yard outside Lincoln High School...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 147
[audio]Insight: Congressman Robert Matsui’s Life in Public Service
Congressman Robert Matsuiâs Life in Public Service California prepares to pay its last respects to Congressman Robert Matsui as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda. On this edition of Insight, guest host Emil Guillermo speaks with Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta, Congressman Mike Honda and others about Matsuiâs exemplary life in public service.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 7
[audio]UC Executive Compensation / Kings at Any Cost
Are top UC administrators underpaid or overpaid? It's a controversial issue. Today experts from education and the Capitol tell you how they think top university officials should be compensated. One Kings fan tells you why she pays sometimes hundreds of dollars for courtside action.
Keywords: UC Executive Compensation; Sacramento Kings; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 225
[audio]Insight: Methyl Iodide / Crisis Line / Chief Crazy Horse / Frequent Kings
Methyl Iodide - A follow-up to our discussion last week with Neil Schore about methyl iodide. California regulators are considering approving the controversial pesticide for use on fruit - even though state scientists have found methyl iodide could result in significant health risks for workers and the general population. A public comment period just ended and a final decision by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation could take several more months...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 389
[audio]Insight: Social Security
Many Americans rely on Social Security when they retire. But should today's younger workers count on it, too? We consider whether Social Security really is in crisis, and what impact partial privatization would have.
Keywords: Social Security; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 152
[audio]Insight: Does California Need Border Police?
The federal government has patrolled the U.S. border since 1924, but some people think California needs extra protection. On the next Insight: key players tell us what it would mean if California helped the feds beef up border security. We also talk live with a private citizen live as he patrols the U.S. - Mexico border.
Keywords: protecting California's borders; immigration; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 290
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Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 97
[audio]Insight: Prop. 16 / Cool Weather / "Gringo Nightmare" / Michael O'Connell
Prop. 16 - Should a two-thirds vote be required before a public electric utility could expand its service area? Californians will answer that question next month when they vote on Proposition 16, an initiative funded by the for-profit electric company PG&E. PG&E says Prop. 16 is intended to protext the interests of public utility ratepayers. Opponents say it's really intended to protect the interests in PG&E...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 577
[audio]Democracy at work
From voter registration to the reliability of electronic balloting, experts tell you about the challenges of getting to Election Day. Our guests include a registrar, an electronic voting expert, California's Secretary of State, a state senator, and activists.
Keywords: Democracy; Election Day; Voting; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 449
[audio]Insight-130506
FBI Raids Legislative Office The FBI raided the legislative office California State Senator Ron Calderon yesterday. Not much is know and the Senator has referred comment to his lawyer. The last time the FBI raided lawmakersâ offices was in 1988, in a bribery scandal dubbed "Shrimpscam." Weâll talk about it with Jim Ashford, who was legislative counsel at the time. Weâll also get an update on this latest investigation from Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 2
[audio]Life After Prison
California has the largest prison population in the U.S.; six of its cities are in the top ten nationally for prisoner release. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with a parole agent, a former prisoner and other experts about the challenges of reintegrating ex-convicts into society.
Keywords: Life After Prison; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 639
[audio]Insight-120604
Sacramento Mayor and City Council Races - More than 20 people are vying for the Mayor's seat and four Sacramento City Council seats in this Tuesday's election. District 2 and District 4 are possibly the closest watched council races since Rob Fong and Sandy Sheedy have decided not to run for reelection and neither district has an incumbent candidate. Senior Staff Writer for the Sacramento News and Review, Cosmo Garvin, has been profiling the candidates and joins us to explain which candidates ar...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 209
[audio]Insight: Michelle Rhee
Michelle Rhee - Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools system, is in Sacramento. We'll talk about her progressive policies in the D.C. education system and how they're working. Rhee is also engaged to Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson. Politics & money - A new study shows where money for California political campaigns comes from. We talk with Daniel Newman, Executive Director and Co-Founder of MAPLight.org, a nonpartisan research group illuminating the connection betwe...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 523
[audio]Dr. Gino Strada / CalClarity
Host Jeffrey Callison talks with Dr. Gino Strada, founder and chief surgeon of Emergency, a humanitarian organization that provides medical services in war-ravaged parts of the globe. With 10 hospitals and dozens of first aid posts and clinics, Emergency has brought health care to hundreds of thousands of war victims. Their patients tend to be mostly civilian. Jeffrey Callison speaks with members of the ad-hoc group CalClarity...
Keywords: Dr. Gino Strada; CalClarity; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 221
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Insight
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 158
[audio]Insight: Inauguration / Kings Update / Livestrong Follow-Up / News Network / Mindflowers - Capital Public Radio, Inc.
Local students who saw Obama's inauguration first-hand. The deal that's sending the Kings to Seattle. Will Lance Armstrong send you away from the sport you loved? The latest news from Davis. Mindflowers, bringing back 60s music with a modern twist.
Keywords: KXJZ; insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 193
[audio]Insight: New Parent Survey / Atheist Christmas / "Cool Yule" / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.
Parent Survey - Most parents say they don't know about the new funding system in California schools, but want to get involved in guiding how the funds are spent, according to a new survey by EdSource. The statewide survey is the first to look at how connected and involved parents are with their child's schools. And it couldn't come at a better time. Parents have been given a role by the State Legislature to provide input into how state education funds are spent through the Local Control Funding ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 136
[audio]Insight: Joey Garcia
Joey Garcia has been dispensing wisdom through her Ask Joey newspaper column for seven years. She's also a counselor, specializing in the spiritual dimension of personal growth. Her latest project is helping to improve education in her homeland of Belize. Host Jeffrey Callison talks with Joey about relationships, faith and more on today's Insight.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 11
[audio]Insight_110103
At the Inauguration - Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter Ida Lieszkovszky joins us live from Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium just before Jerry Brown is sworn in as 39th Governor of California. Inaugural Analysis - As Jerry Brown is sworn into office today, we'll get history and analysis from Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters. What should Californians expect from the 39th Governor of California, especially when he faces a $28 million budget shortfall? Painter Don Bachardy - Afte...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 127
[audio]Insight: Sac Sheriff's Race / Kings' 25th / One-Rabbi Show / Proposition Song
Sacramento Sheriff's Race - What's the future of Sacramento County law enforcement? The two candidates in a run-off for Sacramento County Sheriff tell us their vision for public safety in the region and how they'll deal with budget cuts and parole supervision. We'll talk with Scott Jones and Jim Cooper. Kings' 25th - The Sacramento Kings celebrate 25 years in the River City. We'll talk with Jerry Reynolds about it...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 118
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Gold Dredging - What are the environmental issues and monitoring challenges of gold dredging in California? A series of public hearings is being held in California in an effort to update the state's gold mining parameters. We'll talk about it with Mark Stopher, Environmental Program Manager with the State Department of Fish and Game, as well as James Hutchings, a mining claimer and the President of the Sacramento Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 11
[audio]Insight: Analyzing Osama / FAIR Education Bill / SacPress
Analyzing Osama Over the weekend, American forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The Al-Qaida leader was the mastermind behind the Sept. 11th, 2001 terrorists attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with UC Davis professor Flagg Miller, who has been analyzing bin Laden's recordings and is writing a book on Al-Qaida. FAIR Education Act Senator Mark Leno's LGBT FAIR Inclusive Education Bill has passed the California State Senate...
Keywords: Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; KXJZ
Downloads: 176
[audio]Insight: Adoption / Volcanoes 101 / Frank Condon / Ngaio Bealum
Adoption Rejection - Horror stories about adoption have been in the news, most recently after a Tennessee nurse sent her then seven-year-old adopted son to Moscow alone six months after adopting him. You'll hear a personal story of adoption rejection when a Davis woman who was returned by her adoptive parents tells you her story. Volcanoes 101 - An erupting volcano in Iceland has wreaked havoc as a cloud of dust from the explosion has impeded air travel around the world...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 9
[audio]Insight: Will Durst / Barbara McCulloh / Urban Farmer / Sound Advice
Will Durst - Political comedian Will Durst brings his show "Lieutenant Governor from the State of Confusion" to town. Today on Insight, we'll talk about politics and more with Will Durst. Barbara McCulloh - Broadway singer and actress Barbara McCulloh is in town this weekend with her husband Brad Little to perform at a fund-rasier for the California Musical Theatre. You'll meet Barbara McCullough and hear about her work...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 475
[audio]Insight: Podcasting
You've heard about podcasts, but just what are they, and how do they work? Attend today's Insight for Podcasting 101. Host Jeffrey Callison talks with small and established podcasters about the programming they offer, why they do it, and if anyone's earning a living at it. Also: the San Francisco radio station that re-broadcasts podcasts found on the web. It's believed to be the only station of its kind in the nation.
Keywords: Podcasting; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Insight
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[audio].Insight: Thanksgiving Travel Trends / Kushman by the Bottle / Jazz Gitan / Sound Advice: Thanksgiving Music - Capital Public Radio, Inc.
Thanksgiving Travel - Holiday travel dropped off during the recession but has been making a slow recovery during the past four years. This Thanksgiving you can expect to find more people on the roadways but less at the airports. Dropping gas prices might be a factor. We'll take a look at how travel trends this holiday week are different than past years with two different travel experts. Plus, Capital Public Radio's Regional Reporter Bob Moffitt joins us from the Sacramento airport's main concour...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 32
[audio]Aging Inmates / Challenges in a Changing World
The number of elderly inmates in California's prison system is expected to more than triple by the year 2022. Experts join Jeffrey to talk about what needs to be done to care for senior prisoners. Deputy French Consul Pierre Mattot visits Insight to speak about the Middle East, nuclear expansion in Iran, and relations between France and the United States.
Keywords: inmates; Pierre Mattot; nuclear expansion; KXJZ; sacramento public radio
Downloads: 259
[audio]Christopher O'Riley / Former Botswana President
Pianist Christopher O'Riley, host of public radio's From the Top, joins Jeffrey to talk about his own transcriptions of the rock band Radiohead. This segment of Insight originally aired September 21, 2005. Former Botswana President Ketumile Masire joins host Jeffrey Callison to speak about Africa's social, economic and political development, and his country's problem with HIV and AIDS. President Masire rose from the common ranks to co-found the Botswana Democratic Party in 1962...
Keywords: Christopher O'Riley; Former Botswana President; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 579
[audio]British Perspective/ Living Large/ Orchestral Report Card
Today you'll hear British parliament member Ann Cryer talk about human rights and the "special" British-American relationship. Cryer will deliver lectures on these topics this week at University of the Pacific. Political campaigner and Washington lobbyist Michael Berman gives a candid first person account of life as an overweight man. He's author of the book "LIVING LARGE: A Big Man's Ideas on Weight, Success, and Acceptance." Five young singers have been selected as winners of the Metropolitan ...
Keywords: British-American relationship; Metropolitan Opera; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 326
[audio]Clearing California's Coal Shadow / Black History
Does California have the right to impose clean-air standards on coal plants in other states? Some policymakers want to do just that. Jeffrey Callison speaks with experts from government and industry. Jeffrey speaks with Dr. Rudy Pearson, a history professor at American River College, about black history in northern California, from the Gold Rush to today.
Keywords: Clearing California's Coal Shadow; Black History; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 306
[audio]Initiative Analysis
Dozens of initiatives are circulating in California, hoping to qualify for the ballot. Governor Schwarzenegger supports several that would advance his top priorities, but Democrats want a deal before those initiatives go to the voters. Host Jeffrey Callison talks about the current crop of circulating initiatives with the Sacramento Bee's Dan Walters, and Professor Bob Waste, of Sacramento State's Public Policy & Administration Graduate Program.
Keywords: Initiative Analysis; Schwarzenegger; Dan Walters; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 159
[audio]Insight_110131
State of the State Preview - Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to give his first State of the State address since taking office again. Today on Insight, we'll get a preview of his speech and talk about it with Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Morain. Redistricting Commission - We'll talk with a Yolo County man who's helping to redraw California's political boundaries. Stan Forbes is a member of the Citizen's Redistricting Commission and we'll find out how things are going...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 9
[audio]Insight-121114 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.
Republicans' Limited Role in California Now that the Democrats have a supermajority in both houses of the California legislature, how does the Republican Party stay relevant now that it's basically superfluous? And how will the Republican Party regain power in a state that has been bucking the party label for the past decade? Here to discuss the new role of the Republican Party in California is former California Assemblyman Roger Niello and former GOP campaign strategist Doug Elmets.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
Downloads: 158
[audio]Women's Health Study in Question / Bravo!
It's one of the most important studies ever conducted on women's health, but critics say design problems call some findings into question. Today medical experts tell you what the Women's Health Initiative means to you, and where the report misses the mark. Is Sacramento too generous with standing ovations? Do musicians and other artists have an easier time pleasing the crowd in California's capital? You'll find out from our guests: Jeff Hudson, arts critic and reporter for KXJZ News; Marcus Crow...
Keywords: Women's Health Initative; musicians/artists; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 337
[audio]Teen Drivers / Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Kathy Kelly
Several related bills propose to place limitations on California's teen drivers. Should teen drivers be banned from using cell phones while driving, be off the roads by 11:00 pm, and display a 'young driver' placard? Or is this simply a case of 'teen-profiling,' as many younger drivers claim? Experts join host Jeffrey Callison to figure out what restrictions should appropriately be placed on teen drivers...
Keywords: Teen drivers; Kathy Kelly; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
Downloads: 281
[audio]Sound Advice SA Classical_110113
Jeff Hudson SA Classical on Insight
Keywords: Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; KXPR
Downloads: 35
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